Gorgeous Indian Airports Every Traveller Must Explore
Perhaps man’s best invention, the airplane and airports have become an indispensable part of every man’s life today. While most of them seamlessly help you to fly out of a city, some offer an experience unto itself. From flaunting perfect modern architecture, to world-class amenities and scenic landscapes in the backdrop, these airports particularly, amaze people with their charm.
Srinagar International Airport, Srinagar
Srinagar International Airport deserves a special mention because of its location; overlooking the great Himalayan mountains, with lush greenery all around, when you step out of the airport it feels like you’ve stepped into a dream.
Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair
With deep blue ocean and evergreen rainforest all around, this dreamy airport in Andaman and Nicobar Islands, offers great scope for a scenic photograph from your aircraft window. You don’t have to fly to Thailand’s Phi Phi Island to get a gorgeous aerial view of the island, when you have a really striking one in India itself.
Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi
Arguably, the biggest and the best in India, this Delhi Airport is spread over 6 terminals. It’s impossible to walk through them, they have buses connecting one to the other. Almost a city by itself, while you may feel a little lost here initially, if you know exactly what you want to do and experience, it could turn into a fun time at this airport.
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
Named after the great Maratha emperor Chhatrapati Shivaji, this airport is one of the classiest and busiest (said to clock almost 900 aircraft movement per day) airports in India. While its domestic counterpart isn’t as gorgeous from the outside, this one boasts of some fine architecture. It’s huge; and incase you plant to eat, shop or just lounge, you will definitely be spoilt for choice.
Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore
Kempegowda International Airport in Bangalore is one of the most scenic structures from both outside and inside. Spread over 4,000 acres and located on the outskirts of the city, it’s highly recommended that you take some extra hours in hand to explore the airport before your flight.
Cochin International Airport, Nedumbassery
Cochin International Airport is an international airport serving the city of Kochi, located at Nedumbassery, in the state of Kerala. The airport operates three passenger terminals and one cargo terminal. The new International Terminal 3 was opened to travellers on March 2017. The theme of the terminal is inspired from Thrissur Pooram and is built in traditional Kerala architecture. 15 real size fibre elephants, adorning traditional costumes welcome the travellers at the departure facility area. Cochin international airport is the fourth-largest airport in the country in terms of passenger traffic and requires about 48,000 units of electricity per day. Cochin International airport is the first airport to function completely on solar energy, marking a major milestone on our planet.
Agatti Airport, Lakshadweep
Agatti Airport is located on the southern end of Agatti Island, in the union territory of Lakshadweep in India. It is the sole airstrip in the archipelago, which lies off the west coast of mainland India. Agatti airport is spread over 18.56 hectares (45.9 acres). It has one asphalt runway, oriented 04/22, 1204 metres long and 30 metres wide. This airport is the only one which is situated off India’s west coast.
Source – india.com, Written By – By Charu Chowdhary.